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Health Psychology Assistant Professor, University of Illinois Springfield

  • 07 Sep 2023 3:38 PM
    Message # 13251502

    ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY: The Psychology Department at the University of Illinois Springfield invites qualified applications for an Assistant Professor position in Health Psychology (Clinical, Community, Occupational, or Public) beginning August 16, 2024. This is a full-time, on-campus, tenure-track academic appointment.

    Application deadline: October 2, 2023


    Teaching responsibilities include undergraduate courses such as Health Psychology, Research Methods, Principles of Psychology, Senior Seminar, and courses in the candidate’s specialty area. Some courses will be expected to be taught in an online format. Normal teaching load is three courses per semester. UIS tenure-track faculty are expected to have an active scholarship/research program and be engaged in internal and external service activities.


    Successful candidates are required to have a Ph.D. in Health Psychology (Clinical, Community, Occupational, or Public) from an accredited university prior to the start date. College teaching experience is required. Experience with teaching online and experience pursuing innovative and engaging teaching strategies are preferred. Demonstrated potential for scholarship/research in a specialty area and service activities is preferred. We seek candidates whose teaching, scholarship, and service have prepared them to contribute to our commitment of diversity, equity, and inclusion among a culturally diverse student and faculty body.

    Application Process

    Online applications are accepted at Career Opportunities at UIS. Submit the following documents: 1) cover letter addressing the responsibilities of the position, 2) current curriculum vita, 3) graduate transcripts (unofficial transcripts are acceptable at this stage of the application process, official transcripts will be required prior to hire), 4) statement of teaching philosophy (1 page maximum), 5) description of research program (1 page maximum), and 6) the names and contact information (email address and phone number) for three professional references. Only those applicants who have submitted all required materials by the October 2, 2023, application deadline will be considered; incomplete applications will not be evaluated. Formal review of applications will continue until the position is filled or the search is terminated. The University of Illinois Springfield is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

    For the complete job description, visit the position posting on our external applicants job board.

    About UIS

    Located in the state capital, the University of Illinois Springfield is one of three members of the University of Illinois system. A premier public university, UIS provides students with a high-quality liberal arts education, exceptional public affairs opportunities, and outstanding professional programs. The University serves approximately 4,000 students in 21 graduate and 31 undergraduate programs. UIS has been ranked by US News & World Report as one of the top 10 regional public universities in the Midwest.

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